Author Topic: Archer rib tape decals  (Read 253 times)

Online RichieW

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Archer rib tape decals
« on: April 12, 2021, 12:24:58 AM »
Hi everybody, I hope you are all well. I've been wondering if anybody has tried the Archer rib tape and stitching decals. They look like a good way to avoid the need for embossing rib tapes on plastic sheet for scratch builds. Are they too good to be true or more trouble than they're worth?

I would really appreciate hearing from anyone who has used them.

Richie

Online RAGIII

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Re: Archer rib tape decals
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2021, 12:41:54 AM »
I haven't used the rib tapes but I have used the stitching. They work great! Check out My SPAD VII build and you can see them in use. I even masked over them, "CAREFULLY", without a major issue. JMHO,
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« Last Edit: April 12, 2021, 12:47:25 AM by RAGIII »
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Re: Archer rib tape decals
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2021, 01:27:38 AM »
Thanks Rick, that stitching looks amazing. I shall bite the bullet and order the rib tapes. While I'm at it I shall get some stitching too. Will catch up with all the builds under construction too.

Now back to sanding, sanding and more sanding. It's great to ge back! :)